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10 February 2016

Fude Village, China: six killed in a rockslide

Early on Monday morning six people were killed in a rockslide at Fude village in southern China.

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1 February 2016

Images of the Tbilisi Zoo landslide and flood disaster

Dr Sergey Chernomorets has kindly provided images taken in September 2015 of the Tbilisi zoo landslide and flood disaster.

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22 January 2016

The Punta Tre Amici rockslide in Italy

The Punta Tre Amici rockslide, a landslide of about 200,000 cubic metres, occurred on the flanks of Monte Rosa on 16th December 2015.

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15 January 2016

Wolhusen: an interesting river-blocking rockfall in Switzerland

On Monday night a large rockfall in Wolhusen blocked the Keine Emme river, causing a flood through a local industrial park. Estimated damage is US$1 million

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12 January 2016

A major rockslide on US2 near Wenatchee

A major rockslide has blocked US2 near to Wenatchee in Washington State, USA. The landslide appears to be a wedge failure in a jointed rock mass

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11 January 2016

The weirdness of Mass Ejection Landslides in China

In the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake, a small number of mass ejection landslides have been described. Strangely, these have never been observed elsewhere.

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9 January 2016

The Farnley Haugh landslide in Northumberland, northern England

Farnley Haugh landslide in Northumberland, northern England has caused an indefinite closure of the railway line between Carlisle and Newcastle.

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2 January 2016

The Tyndall Glacier landslide in Alaska: the largest recorded non-volcanic landslide in North America

In October 2015 the 72 million cubic metre Tyndall Glacier landslide in Alaska generated a significant tsunami that swept down the Taan Fjord.

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24 December 2015

New landslide video: Ayacucho, Peru

A dramatic landslide captures the moment in which a landslide struck a road in Ayacucho, Peru

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23 December 2015

Videos of the Shenzhen landslide

I have pulled together a series of videos showing the Shenzhen landslide in Guangdong, China, and its aftermath.

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19 December 2015

Florence, Oregon: a fatal landslide triggered by intense rainfall

Early on Friday morning a landslide triggered by heavy rainfall killed a woman near to Florence in Oregon, NW USA

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17 December 2015

First news of a rock avalanche on Mount James Turner yesterday

Drew Brayshaw has tweeted images of a dramatic large rock avalanche that occurred on the flanks of Mount James Turner yesterday

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16 December 2015

Burma jade mine landslides: an annus horribilis

This has been a terrible year for Burma jade mine landslides, with over 300 deaths. The cause is probably an increase in mining activity this year.

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15 December 2015

Tillamook in Oregon: crowd sourcing a landslide repair

Near to the town of Tillmook, Oregon a rainfall-triggered landslide has severely damaged a small community, who are trying to crowd fund a repair

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14 December 2015

Fort McPherson: a catastrophic mudflow in Canada

In the summer a permafrost mudslide caused the partial breach, caught on video, of a small lake near Fort McPherson in Canada.

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10 December 2015

Landslides triggered by Storm Desmond in the UK last weekend

Storm Desmond brought record-breaking rainfall to Cumbria and Scotland this weekend, causing extensive landsliding across a large area.

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3 December 2015

A cut slope failure on the Eskoriatza to Vitoria motorway in Spain

A large cut slope failure was captured on video on the Eskoriatza – Vitoria motorway last week in Spain.

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2 December 2015

Shouf Mountains, Lebanon – a fascinating new landslide video

A video has appeared on Youtube showing a very large, complex rock topple near the town of Kfarnabrakh in the Shouf Mountains of Lebanon

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27 November 2015

Who was to blame for the Hpakant jade mine landslide?

As rescue and recovery operations at the site of the Hpakant jade mine landslide in Burma cease, a war of words has broken out as to whose fault it was

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23 November 2015

A rather splendid rock and ice avalanche video from New Zealand

Ryan Taylor captured on video a rock and ice avalanche event on the flanks of Mount Cook in New Zealand

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